Meet the Leadership Team
James (JO) Johnson
JO is a seasoned executive with strong results in challenging circumstances. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School, JO is a former enlisted Marine and Naval officer. With his wealth of experience in building and running multimillion dollar technical and professional staffing and recruiting businesses, JO provides leadership and direction to the company. JO’s extensive knowledge of national accounts, managed and shared services, federal services, business optimization, outsourced solutions, and M&A integration provide him a firm foundation for building the future of CognITek Group.
Brian is an entrepreneur with a track record of building and growing businesses. Brian is a former U.S. Marine officer and an active member of many local and national business and civic organizations. Brian has been a board member and held C-level positions on multiple companies in the business-to-business services sector. Throughout his career he has led successful acquisition and consolidation efforts in the staffing and recruiting, and fuel and oil industries. Brian authored the best selling book Top Notch Interviews and is regularly called upon by national media to discuss trends in the recruitment industry. A founder of CognITek Group, Brian leads the company’s recruitment, back office and operational teams.